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this new challenge. thank you so much. [applause] >> today, president obama and congressional leaders attend the national prayer breakfast. the event dates back to 1953 with president eisenhower. live this morning at 8:00 a.m. eastern on c-span two. >> there is no prescription or role model or cookbook for being first lady. if you look back at the lives of martha washington or abigail adams or dolly madison or iesco wilson or eleanor roosevelt or mamie eisenhower, you can see that each woman has defined the in a way that is true to herself. how she can help her husband take care of her family, make her contribution to our nation. quick c-span's new original series, "first ladies," produced with the white house historical association. season one begins february 18 at nine: 00 p.m. eastern and pacific. >> if you go to most american history textbooks, if you go back to the textbooks in high school, in your american history textbooks, if you go to the index, you will find no tension of eugenics. if you go to your biology books in high school, you would find no mention of the word "eugenie
to the president of the united states barack obama. [cheers and applause] >> thank you. thank you. thank you, everybody. have a seat. have a seat. thank you for that very gracious introduction and you're outstanding leadership. let me begin by saying that i could not be happier that one of my most important friends and partners is still leading our democrats in the house of representatives. i love nancy pelosi. give her a big round of applause. [cheers and applause] i love nancy pelosi. also, she just generates good- looking grand babies. they are so handsome and sharp, and beautiful. to hoyer and jim as well as javier, thank you for the great work that you guys are doing each afternoon day. to steve israel who worked tirelessly to bring on 49 new outstanding members of this caucus. [cheers and applause] i am looking forward to spending time with all 49 of you. hopefully we'll see you at the white house and at various events but i know you came here to get something done. i look forward to working with you every single day to do what is right by the people who sent us here. i changed the for
to come to my office and said my object apologies. -- abject apologies. >> goodbye, everyone. thank you. >> senator, nothing has embarrassed me more. daddy, why does john mccain hate you? that is tough. he is a great guy. >> you were in denver when mitt romney and barack obama were debating. michael was hosting a beer bash downtown with ken bock, for whom you did the robo call. they seem to be doing ok. john mccain, a former candidate for president of the united but the states. >> loser. >> and we are here to talk about benghazi. you have been on immigration since before it was cool. you have been battling it. i happen to be in the hagel hearings, and you talked about the iraq surged and needing one vote. i remember the mccain-kennedy immigration reform vote when you needed a last vote, and it did not come. you have been struggling along time about the future face of the country. when to solve a lot of insoluble problems. we are back at it. i am interested in how this will play out between you and president obama. how will you get it done this time? >> i think we will. by the way, and w
? >> i will have to ask my lawyers if i can make that public. thank you for coming out today. >> president obama met with policy and labor organizations tuesday to discuss emigration plan. an inside look at the meeting at the immigration debate. and the center for community change. the arizona senator talks about the differences between the bipartisan senate and the white house immigration proposals. anti-government treatment of soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder. and the office of the surgeon general. we take your calls, e-mail, and tweets every morning. >> coming up, members return at 9:30 a.m. eastern to work on the violence against women act. and vice president joe biden will be here to swear in the newly appointed senator who is replacing john kerry who is now secretary of state. >> there is no prescription or role model or cooked but for being a first lady. if you look back at the lives of martha washington, abigail adams, dolley madison, edith wilson, eleanor roosevelt, the truman, mamie eisenhower, you can see that each woman has defined the role in a way th
the gentleman for his questions. i thank all the questions from the committee. i also thank the panel. you have endured more than three hours of restaurants. -- of questions. thank you for making this trip to washington to participate. we will excuse you now and turn to our second panel. >> president obama today asked for a short-term agreement with congress to avoid across-the- board spending cuts that are part of sequestration. the president opposing remarks are next on c-span. then, at house debate on the budget. some of the automatic spending cuts delayed by congress in december are scheduled to take effect next month. on the next "washington journal" we will talk about those cuts and proposals for increasing tax revenue and changing entitlement programs such as medicare and social security. i were guest is republican ofgressman michaelburge burgess texas. then representative henry waxman of california. your phone calls and tweets everyday day at 7 a.m. eastern on c-span. president obama announced his plan for a series of automatic spending cuts -- and for avoiding a series of automatic spe
, jay carney -- [laughter] to take those questions. thank you, everybody. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> a story on the politico shows some of the reaction to president obama's budget cuts, saying that the plan appears to be dead on arrival. the house armed services committee is quoted as saying, "i am flabbergasted. until the president addresses the real problem, he is just whistling in the wind." the story goes on to say that this was the latest salvo in the never ending fiscal battles. this latest offensive lacks the urgency of the compromise, and congressional publicans are no longer in a compromising mood on taxes. there was another fiscal issue on the house floor today, on a measure that would require the president to submit a plan for balancing the budget to congress by april 1. a congressman of georgia is a sponsor of the legislation. here is some of that debate. wish it didn't come to this. president obama has a legal and a moral obligation to offer solutions to our fiscal challenges. s
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